Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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BITCH-FOU, -FU', adj. Beastly drunk. Slg. 1841 R.M.S. Harp of Strila 40:
And some, bitch fu', are sound asleep.
Ayr. publ. 1802 Burns Lines on Meeting Lord Daer ii.:
I've been at drucken Writers' feasts, Nay, been bitch-fou 'mang godly Priests.

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